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A mythical beast - a female wargamer! I got back into wargaming in the summer of 2011 after a very, very long break. My current interests are Ancients, ACW, 30YW and SciFi gaming.

Sunday, 10 November 2019

Finished: Some 15mm SYW Russian Bits plus an Update



I finally finished these this morning. Well, to be fair, all that needed doing was the flocking.


Crews and Gun





There is a good reason for their being two crews and just one gun - I already have eight crews and nine guns. After taking the photos, I decided to glue all the guns onto crew bases (I've left them loose up to now).


Limbers






Dismounted Dragoons









I'm not sure that I'll ever get to use these in a game, but as I had some spare musketeers and dragoons it was worth adding them to the collection.


This afternoon I began work on the next board of British paras:


I decided that for this batch I would grab out all the ones who would have the maroon berets (there is another chap in a beret, but that will be green to represent one of the Dutch Commandos who were attached as interpreters for Arnhem).

These should be a fairly quick paint, although one chap might slow the job down as I will have to paint the tartan of his kilt.





13 comments:

  1. Splendid work Tamsin. Just how big is your SYW Russian horde now?

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  2. Wow, you really make the 15's pop! Nice brushwork, Tamsin.

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  3. What colours! 😎
    So bright, so beautiful! ✌
    Bravo Tamsin! 😀

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  4. These look like a rather nice change of pace, but wait more Paras! Great job Tamsin.

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  5. Beautiful colors and gorgeous units!

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  6. Very stunning especially the red of the guns and crews.

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  7. Fantastic work on all Tamsin, the attention to detail with your paras is fantastic including a Dutch commando, genius !

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  8. These look fab. Such vibrant uniforms!

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  9. @ Mad Padre - thanks! It's very big - enough to fill four foolscap box files, with more to come :)

    @ Pancerni - cheers! The uniform colours for these certainly help with the "pop" :)

    @ L'Empereur - merci! :)

    @ Michael A - thanks! Yes, more Paras to tell your grandchildren about, and mightily bored they will be! :)

    @ Phil - cheers! :)

    @ Dannoc - thanks! :)

    @ Dave Stone - cheers! There's also going to be a chap with RAF blue trousers :)

    @ Simon Q - thanks! :)

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  10. Nice work Tamsin. I like the dismounted Dragoons!

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  11. @ Fran - thanks! :)

    @ Ray - cheers! They are quite a spiffy addition to my collection :)

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  12. Very nicely painted 18th century figures.

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